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3rd Generation Intel® Core Processor
4 x 3.40GHz
6MB L3 Cache
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® HD Graphics
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banned#1
this deserves heat.
#2
Creeping down again, just wish I could afford one at the moment :(
#3
Good spot, thanks.
1 Like #4
Ah I didnt realise this had been posted minutes before I did. Good deal, I added heat to yours.
#5
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5
banned#6
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?
#7
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.
banned 1 Like #8
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?
#9
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.
#10
Could someone tell me whether this, or sandy bridge i5 2500k is better?
Thank you
banned 1 Like #11
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.

do you game on a single monitor? I doubt you will ever do GTX670 SLI.
#12
Thanks - only took delivery of this on Saturday - will apply for a £5 refund from Amazon.
#13
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.

do you game on a single monitor? I doubt you will ever do GTX670 SLI.

I'm a console gamer, but I've decided to jump to PC Gaming. I'll only use a single monitor though. I take it that 750w is overkill?
banned 2 Likes #14
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.

do you game on a single monitor? I doubt you will ever do GTX670 SLI.

I'm a console gamer, but I've decided to jump to PC Gaming. I'll only use a single monitor though. I take it that 750w is overkill?

for a single GTX670 it is. you're looking at branded ~550W for single GTX670 system.


Edited By: kunyk on Sep 24, 2012 13:17
#15
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.

do you game on a single monitor? I doubt you will ever do GTX670 SLI.

I'm a console gamer, but I've decided to jump to PC Gaming. I'll only use a single monitor though. I take it that 750w is overkill?

for a single GTX670 it is. you're looking at ~550W for single GTX670 system.

Thanks. Will look for another PSU then.

This is what I've decided on so far:

i5-3570K

Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU
http://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-Vantage-Type-R-Gaming-Reader/dp/B0064LFTR8/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1348488965&sr=8-2

Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit

EVGA GeF GTX 670 2GB GDDR5 Graphic Card

Excluding the PSU, does this seem ok for a Gaming Computer?
banned#16
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.

do you game on a single monitor? I doubt you will ever do GTX670 SLI.

I'm a console gamer, but I've decided to jump to PC Gaming. I'll only use a single monitor though. I take it that 750w is overkill?

for a single GTX670 it is. you're looking at ~550W for single GTX670 system.

Thanks. Will look for another PSU then.

This is what I've decided on so far:

i5-3570K

Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU
http://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-Vantage-Type-R-Gaming-Reader/dp/B0064LFTR8/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1348488965&sr=8-2

Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit

EVGA GeF GTX 670 2GB GDDR5 Graphic Card

Excluding the PSU, does this seem ok for a Gaming Computer?

i think you should move this to misc.
#17
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
kunyk
biddilybah
I'm looking at getting one of these, a GTX 670 and a Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard to build myself a gaming computer. Would this PSU be suitable?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-750TXV2UK-Enthusiast-Series-Performance/dp/B004O0P9VC/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1348487126&sr=1-5

why 750W?

I don't know, I'm new to this. :p I figured it would allow me to do upgrades in the future, without any hassle.

upgrades such as?

Better GPU or possibly running two 670s in SLI.

do you game on a single monitor? I doubt you will ever do GTX670 SLI.

I'm a console gamer, but I've decided to jump to PC Gaming. I'll only use a single monitor though. I take it that 750w is overkill?

for a single GTX670 it is. you're looking at ~550W for single GTX670 system.

Thanks. Will look for another PSU then.

This is what I've decided on so far:

i5-3570K

Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU
http://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-Vantage-Type-R-Gaming-Reader/dp/B0064LFTR8/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1348488965&sr=8-2

Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit

EVGA GeF GTX 670 2GB GDDR5 Graphic Card

Excluding the PSU, does this seem ok for a Gaming Computer?

i think you should move this to misc.

Have done just now. Thanks.
#18
Glad I waited after last weeks deal. Fiver saved!
#19
I just noticed that Amazon are possibly price matching Aria as they have a today special on this at the same price. If they are then the price will probably go back to £167.99 tomorrow morning so order it quick if you want one! :)
4 Likes #20
It doesn't half look like a box of Tampax.
#21
skilful
It doesn't half look like a box of Tampax.

Havent heard that one before... good joke...


*sarcasm*
1 Like #22
biddilybah go to http://www.tinyurl.com/falconguide look on the far right how much you want to spend (it's roughly 1:1 $:£ since companies don't adjust their prices for us in the UK) and then that's a great place to start with which components to get. Don't skimp on monitor either, you're going to be staring at it for hours at a time so spending extra is well worth it.
#23
o_t_e
Thanks - only took delivery of this on Saturday - will apply for a £5 refund from Amazon.

What's the process for doing that? Mine arrived this morning!
#24
Bought this last week for £177 so definately a good deal. Have some heat.
#25
I bought a 3570k for £148 back in may, why the jump in price since then?
#26
mrsmr2
o_t_e
Thanks - only took delivery of this on Saturday - will apply for a £5 refund from Amazon.

What's the process for doing that? Mine arrived this morning!

Amazon used to refund any price difference, up to a month after purchase, if memory serves me correctly. However they do not do this any more..... You may be out of luck o_t-_e....
#27
mreriksen
£159.98 at Aria


Add delivery to that in the basket and it comes to £169.52. Plus it's a "SuperSpecial" which means even Aria forum users with free delivery still have to pay shipping.
banned 2 Likes #28
JADO
I bought a 3570k for £148 back in may, why the jump in price since then?

post screenshot of invoice.
#29
LewisCapper
Could someone tell me whether this, or sandy bridge i5 2500k is better?
Thank you

This is around 20% faster and Quick Sync is around twice as fast IIRC.

Get this if you need a new CPU. Though it's not worth upgrading from Sandybridge for most.
#30
xmal
mrsmr2
o_t_e
Thanks - only took delivery of this on Saturday - will apply for a £5 refund from Amazon.

What's the process for doing that? Mine arrived this morning!

Amazon used to refund any price difference, up to a month after purchase, if memory serves me correctly. However they do not do this any more..... You may be out of luck o_t-_e....

They won't do it.

I've told them I'll send this one back and order another one at a cheaper price!
#31
Would I notice much of a difference - I'm still running my trusty Q6600 for graphics and rendering mainly
1 Like #32
mrsmr2
o_t_e
Thanks - only took delivery of this on Saturday - will apply for a £5 refund from Amazon.

What's the process for doing that? Mine arrived this morning!

Basically I followed the instructions and used the link here:

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=334774

Just got an e-mail back saying they will give me a £6 refund:

"We recognise that you have a choice of retailers and appreciate that you prefer to order from us. Please note that we don’t extend a post-order price guarantee.

I've looked at your order and can see that the price change was significant and you just received this item from us. Under the circumstances, I'll make a one-time exception for you and issue a refund for the price difference in the amount of 6.00 GBP.

Refunds usually go through within 2 to 3 days and you’ll see this amount credited on your next statement. This doesn’t include your bank’s processing time.

When the refund is completed, we'll send you an e-mail to confirm the date, amount and payment details. You can see completed refunds if you visit Your Account, after receiving this confirmation e-mail.

You can see returns and refunds in the Your Account section of our website."
#33
Sorted. The online chat person/robot refused but I've since spoken to them in person and they did it straight away.

Thanks
#34
does anyone know if i can install this on a asrock z68 extreme4 gen3 mobo?

Edited By: dipsomaniac on Sep 24, 2012 16:50
#35
Got this processor, it is a beast. I got one off ebay for 151 quid new.
#36
K1LLER HORNET
LewisCapper
Could someone tell me whether this, or sandy bridge i5 2500k is better?
Thank you

This is around 20% faster and Quick Sync is around twice as fast IIRC.

Get this if you need a new CPU. Though it's not worth upgrading from Sandybridge for most.

The 2500k overclocks better, but the 3570k is a slightly better chip. They are much of a muchness. If you overclock et the 2500 and if not the 3570. I disagree it is 20% faster. Price will probably be a factor and which moboard you have.
banned#37
dipsomaniac
does anyone know if i can install this on a asrock z68 extreme4 gen3 mobo?

why do you even ask? is it that hard to google it?

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?cat=CPU&Model=Z68%20Extreme4%20Gen3
#38
Must wait for Haswell, must wait for Haswell, must wait for Haswell :(

It's so tempting though...
#39
Bought mine this morn, just cancelled and reordered, thank you saved £6
have some heat
#40
good price. heat added

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